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FROM THE ARCHIVE: Cousin of murdered 10-year-old charged with tattooing killer

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Dec 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-02 12:12:01-05

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. -- The image is striking: A killer's forehead tattooed with the words "KATIE'S REVENGE." And it was a relative of the 10-year-old victim who did it.

It's a decade-old story from the RTV6 archive, unearthed recently thanks to a repost on the social media website Reddit in the "Today I learned" section, garnering hundreds of comments and thousands of views.

In 2006, Anthony Stockelman was sentenced to serve time at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, Indiana for killing and molesting 10-year-old Katlyn Collman.

At the time, Jared Harris, Collman's cousin, was also serving time in the same prison.

Harris entered Stockelman's cell and tattooed the words "KATIE'S REVENGE" on Stockelman's forehead.

FROM 2006 | Collman Cousin Charged With Tattooing Convicted Killer

After applying the tattoo, Harris discarded the tattoo gun in a prison trash can, he told investigators. He said he had no remorse for the attack and thought the tattoo was a "good job."

Stockelman is still in prison, facing a life sentence for Collman's murder.

According to online records, Harris is scheduled to be released on Jan. 9, 2017.